The leading telecommunications network, MTN, has been adjudged the Overall Best Organization in Human Resource (HR) Practice in Ghana for the second time in a row at the recently held HR Focus Awards, 2015.
MTN Ghana stood tall as it emerged Best Organization in Recruitment and Selection for showing “the most evidence of best practice in recruitment and selection,”Best Practice in HR Information Systems for showing “the most evidence of best practice in HR Information Systems” and the Overall Best Organization in HR Practice in Ghana for showing the best practice in all aspects of HR Management, during the year under review.
The criteria for selecting the overall winner was based on standards that conform to best HR practice and centered on a demonstrated history and strong evidence of best HR management. MTN Ghana competed with 43 organizations for 10 awards at the HR Focus Awards and was the only organization to have been nominated as finalist in all 10 categories of the Awards.
Receiving the award, MTN Ghana HR Executive, Mrs. Amma Benneh-Amponsah, dedicated the award to all employees of MTN. “I wish to say thank you to all MTN staff for making this possible and to assure you of MTN’s continuous commitment to improvement in people practices and benchmarking, both locally and internationally,” she said.
The HR Awards is organized by the HR Focus Magazine every two years to identify, recognise and honourorganisations that have built up the tradition of best practices in human resource management. In its maiden edition in 2013, MTN was adjudged the Overall Best Organization in Human Resource Practice, a feat it retained in the second edition of the Awards this year.
MTN Ghana has also just been awarded the Investors in People Gold accreditation, joining the top 7% of accredited organizations across the UK and other countries who believe in realizing the potential of their people.